Enhancing learning and teaching about mental health across the disciplines
This new paper may be of interest. . .
Purpose: Clinical psychology and disability studies have traditionally occupied very different academic, philosophical and political spaces. However, this paper aims to illustrate the positive consequences and implications of attempts to understand and bridge this disciplinary divide.
Method: A narrative review format was used with evidence selected pragmatically as opposed to systematically. The construction of the argument determined…Continue
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Journal of Narrative Politics is an interdisciplinary journal rooted in the study of global politics that explores narrative voice in academic research, writing, and pedagogy, and in the diverse expressions of non-academic communities and social formations. Normatively committed to human dignity, fairness, and peace, Journal of Narrative Politics aims to imagine futures free from colonial, racial, gendered, and economic violences. As a result, Journal…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on September 29, 2014 at 15:54 — No Comments
New module from healthtalkonline.
In this section you can find out about the experiences of parents and other family members of young people who self-harm by seeing and hearing them share their personal stories on film. Our researchers travelled all around the UK to talk to 39 people in their own homes. Find out what people said about issues such as why young people self-harm, discovering that a young person is self-harming, how they helped their young person, living with…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on September 24, 2014 at 21:31 — No Comments
Just to alert you all to a book coming out in October by Routledge.
It is based on a series of projects in which mental health service users spoke at length about their production and engagement with visual art. One of the projects was the 'Thou Art' study and film that some of you may be familiar with. The book foregrounds their voice and journeys, and an overview can be seen by clicking the link below.…Continue
6-10 October 2014
The One in Four Film Festival 2014 is a week-long free event featuring films which explore the effects of mental ill health upon individuals, communities and families. The aim of the Festival is to raise awareness of and stamp out the stigma associated with mental ill health. The Festival is sponsored by theSchool of Health.
Every evening a film that explores mental health is shown at 7pm, the film is introduced by the person who has nominated the film…
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Special issue of Clinical Psychology Forum.
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Lucy Johnstone asks 'Do you still need your psychiatric diagnosis?' This book will help you to decide. A revolution is underway in mental health. If the authors of the diagnostic manuals are admitting that psychiatric diagnoses are not supported by evidence, then no one should be forced to accept them. If many mental health workers are openly questioning diagnosis and saying we need a different and better system, then service users and carers should be allowed to do so too. This book is…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on September 13, 2014 at 18:44 — No Comments
Article written by Tamasin Knight, based on her Winston Churchill Foundation trip to the US last year.
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Just letting you know that I have made some updates to the MH Online Resource Map so please use the latest version:
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The special issue Mad Studies: Intersections with Disability Studies, Social Work and ‘Mental Health’aims for an interdisciplinary – or ‘in/disciplinary’ - collection of articles that will demonstrate the relationship and contribution of Mad Studies to other related fields of study.
Questions that we would in particularly like to explore include, but are not limited to:
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I have put together a list of online resources which you may find useful - I have included MHHE too
Working for disability equality in Higher Education -the global perspective: July, 20-24, 2015 - Manchester, UK.
Proposals due 10/31/2014.
NADP-UK International Conference 2015
The National Association of Disability Practitioners International Conference –‘Working for disability equality in Higher Education – the global perspective’ will be taking place in Manchester from 20th –…
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